Now with a fresh rebuild and the newly added paralift jackplate so after a good break-in I will be once again shootin to break 80mph! Opinions please, on outboard engines. Usually its higher 60's. That is 1/4 tank gas, just me and 1 rod and a bag of flukes. A person involved with this project told me they were pulling a 26 or 28 prop WOT at 77 MPH. 82 champion 184, 96 johnson 175 fast strike (with a few mods), 24 raker worked by steve, 8" hyd jackplate, and I can get 69-70 empty, loaded with 2 and lots of tackle about 65-66 gps. Recreational fishermen find this boat to be perfect for the entire family. It was an 18' death trap that would do over 90 if you had the nerve. a minimal wind and of course a … That's with about a half tank of fuel and empty live well. Top speed 80 m.p.h. Hell some of the go fast bass boats are not hitting the speeds that popular mass produced brand owners will claim. Triton 189 TRX / 175 Merc . After an hour break-in by the operators manual the boat would only hit 62 mph at 5200 rpm. The 206 Allure achieved a WOT speed of 59 mph (94.9 kph) at 5900 rpm from the Mercury 250-hp 4-stroke. Best I ever got out of my old Sabre was 67 GPS on a cool spring day going solo. By The Boating Tech Team. A perfect competitor to 187 diesel horsepower of the Triton. Early to bed early to rise fish all day and make up lies!! Never caught a fish running faster than about 25 mph. On Board With: Rusty Van Ranch and the Tugski Boat. I don't fish and need to find a new home for the boat. The 1998, TR18 is a 17.83 foot outboard boat. My old Champion 181 with a 150 merc would run 57-60 GPS fully loaded with gear and 2 people with a 23 tempest. January 10, 2014. just curios what other 18 class boats are running. I sold my 150 and now have a 125 for better gas mileage. 1998 Triton (TN) TR18 . Our test boat had the motor mounted on a 6” (15.2cm) jackplate and it … I had a Tidecraft Wildfire in the early 90's that would hit 75 with a Merc 150 and a 27p prop. I can now get around 50. Boats. I like the 4 strokes that I've heard. Bob Davis - TX 1998 Triton TR18 DC w/150 Evinrude 10/30: Likes: - Large, long, deep rod boxes, lighted, with rod organizer on port side box and both carpeted where you can't see to the bow. My worry is that the triton with the 115 wont get me going at ideal speeds. $20995 or $198 per month. The 19 TrX is built on the same design as our full-sized rigs with a complete roster of tournament-ready features. this is with two guys full fuel tank, full livewell, and all the tackle I will need. The motor runs, but needs some work. And While You're Running Across The Lake At 80 Mph, I'm Gonna Be Fishing. Find Triton 18x2 boats for sale near you, including boat prices, photos, and more. Garage kept, like new. That sounds about right. Triton built the first wood-free bass boat in 1996. Find Triton 18 Trx boats for sale near you, including boat prices, photos, and more. My top speed is about 32mph. Google: allison bass boat with 150 mercury four stroke. has a 23 tempest 8" plate and after getting the setup right. It is usually very slow coming out of the hole and top speed is around 48 with little gas, no gear, and 1 person (I have read it should run around 60 with gear and people). Chris - OK: 00 Triton TR22 00 225 Evinrude My 19 foot boat goes 85.6. I have a Nitro 800 lxs with a merc xr6 150 and I'm running 70 mph (gps) and expecting mid 70's with some future upgrades. Could've squeezed more if I took out extra tackle weight, anchors and stuff then dialed it in. Cause You Can Bet I'm Not Getting Too Far From The Boat Just To Have To Paddle Back! Hummingbird Helix 7 electronics on bow and Lowrance x28 in the console plus Helix 5 on Ram Mount. We've enhanced the interior with bigger decks, a roomier console and greater storage capacity, and it's filled with pro-level features. New it would run 63.8 with a 23 Trophy or a 25 Yamaha Pro-V These days about 57.4 is all I can swing with the old gal. The air-conditioned sub has a top speed of three knots and enough air and battery for undersea excursions lasting more than 10 hours. For additional consumer assurance, Triton includes a 3-year warranty on most watercraft items and a lifetime warranty on the boat’s hull. I run skeeter 18-6 with 150 merc 2002 and I run right at what you are . A lot of guys have a friend or a friend or a buddy with a special hull etc but reality often disproves the claims. View 147 photos, features and a detailed description. Triton's 21 TRX is a highly fishable platform with racer's instincts. 70.1 mph @ 5800 rpm gps. @MH, Same boat (Crest Tritoon), Same Engine (Mercury 150 Opti), Same Prop (Mirage Plus SS 15 3/4 x 15P) sees 5300RPM. It would probably do 65-66 solo and light. Great condition.Minn Kota Fortrex 24 Volt trolling motor. Locate Triton boat dealers and find your boat at Boat Trader! More Boats. BBCBoards is the leading online community for Bass Boat connections. I just took my 2016 18 TRX with 200 Mercury Optimax Pro XS for its maiden voyage/break-in run. Worth of me and a buddy has seen 63mph at 5400rpm gps. I think that with a fresh Trophy or 25 Pro-V I could still hit 60. Plenty fast for fun fishing, not so good for tourneys. This is my educated guess based on research - Fastest current models of 18 foot boats with 150s are approx in order - Basscat Margay and Sabre, Phoenix 618, Triton 18 Pro (not xs), Skeeter zx190, then the heavier 18'8" boats Stratos VLO, Triton 18xs, Nitro Z7 and Ranger 118. I'm looking for some info from owners or guys that have been around a Triton 18 TRX . Latest. Re: Triton 18 explorer [ Re: chunkin ] #8230123 11/15/12 02:18 AM Copyright © 2000-2020 BassBoat Central Inc. All rights reserved. This 150-rated 18-footer sports Triton's legendary high performance hull for unbelievable acceleration and blistering top-end speed! However, twice it has run perfectly with … she is running 61 gps at 5800 rpm. I run a 99 TR-18 with Merc 150 efi and and get about 56-58 fully loaded with 2 people. 2005 17.6 strados 275 pro xl 115 johnson loaded two people 50, Only had it to 5500rpm once , but my '97 Javelin 379 with a 150 Evinrude Intruder with two people, 1/4 tank gas and tackle hit 68 speedo, probably about 62 GPS. If this is your first visit, be sure to I have two Minnkota Talons on the boat and have a 24 inch Fury prop. See how we continue redefining our own industry setting standards with the best manufacturing processes. The 19 TrX is brimming with features while delivering legendary Triton performance in a compact package. Gear & Gadgets on the Texas Fishing and Outdoors Show, http://www.riveratackle.net/SonarSock.php, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiI-UfMEUw0, Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3, Moritz Chevrolet - 9101 Camp Bowie W Blvd, Fort Worth, TX - Monte Coon (817) 696-2003. Prop slip calculators will show the "real" speeds possible. It has been sitting for a while. Sorry forgot to mention.... it's a Johnson 120 great compression fresh rebuild and not sure on the prop.... whatever came standard. Anyone that attended the recent Miami Boat Show could have watched a 19'2" ALLISON XB with the NEW 150 Mercury Four Stroke exceed 75. check out the. 2017 Triton 18 TX, Speed, performance and lots of fishing room combine in the 18 TX, a great-looking package that will get you to the fish fast thanks to the 115-horsepower rating. The Triton 20 TrX, powered by a Mercury 250-hp Pro XS outboard, had a top speed of 73 mph in our performance test. ... who commissioned a Triton 36,000/2 sub for a … I just had a 6inch jack plate installed on my tr18. No nitro with 150 hp is hitting 70 anywhere but on the trailer. Boats. Triton says the majority of these models are sold with the Mercury 250 Pro XS outboard. My boats longer than this thread allows but I have been 74 with a stock 150 Optimax in just the right conditions. The boat weighs approximately 1175 pounds with an empty fuel tank and without any gear or passengers. Lancaster, Kentucky. What are your opinions on the Triton 179 TRX? Would the triton … 18' Ranger Dual console 12" Paralift jackplate has run 78.4 mph GPS. Re: Top Speed with a Tritoon I saw 33GPS/mph, 4900 RPM at WOT with just me and 23 gallons of fuel. depends on the conditions of the water, the wind, and the amount of mass on the boat. Like the rest of the industry, we are experiencing inventory shortages due to COVID-19. "Wanting to gain a little speed with a different prop. Will check engine height and have made sure talons are as high as the brackets allow. also, the power of the motor. ... By raising it you can achieve a higher top speed. Can't happen no matter if your boat is made out of balsa wood and you weigh 34lbs. Contact. My nitro will back up its 70 mph passes with a half tank of gas and full of tackle and rods. this is with two guys full fuel tank, full livewell, and all the tackle I will need. Triton Tr-18 with 150 HP Johnson Motor - $2500 (Troy, Texas) I have a 1998 Triton Tr-18 Boat, Motor and Trailer for sale. Five Years of Volvo Penta’s Forward Drive. has a 23 tempest 8" plate and after getting the setup right. I've got a 06 legend 186 with a 200 opti with full tourny load and full tank gas and just me I run about 72 with some one with me it runs 69 when conditons are right I've had it to 74! I tried for more trim but she started chine walking. The price different from a Mercury 90hp to a 115hp is less than a $1000. @ 5000 rpm with:- calm conditions, just myself, 28 rods and assorted tackle, 1/2 tank of gas, my lunch (5lbs including ice and fluids!) '14 Triton 18XS 150 Optimax Pro XS Fortrex 80. Tournament bass boats, fish and ski as well as pontoon boats are built by Triton to exacting standards. 1998 TR18 Triton with 2000 Mercury 135 Opti MaxTwo Stroke 136 hours. 25" prop. Still a little bit left, but not much. just curious as I just bought a 2010 basscat sabre with a 150 efi merc. I have a 2008 Mercury 150 EFI on a TR186 Triton. My 94 skeeter with a 150 merc mariner with all my tackle half a tank of gas by myself will run 61. I did it most recently with just me but I can do it with 2. 59-61 depending on conditions and load. Skeeter SX 186 with 150 VMax. The weight of the boat is 1175 lbs. I could get 62 63 with my partner. she is running 61 gps at 5800 rpm. The triton would come with a 115 merc and the nitro would be a 150 merc. About 55 with a partner and all his gear. I love my boat especially for the price, all the new fiberglass boats are beautiful machines I just can't afford to spend the price they go for. If I take the trim up to just under cavitation, I will see 5100RPM with no change in speed. MAN CAN SHE FLY! Sounds like you got it dialed in those are impressive numbers, 19 ft ranger 461 vs 150 johnson fast strike...hyd jack plate 56 mph loaded. Triton 20 TrX: Mission “Designed to perform, built to fish” is Triton’s byline for the TrX Series. Don't make sense to me, but it always has. I've hit about 64-65 by myself. Boats. Questions What hp would you recommend? Made for traveling or storage, our covers will last for years to come. Pre-owned 2010 Triton TR-18 bass fishing boat (92 hrs) for sale in Southside, Alabama (near Birmingham). just curious as I just bought a 2010 basscat sabre with a 150 efi merc. I have a 93 charger 17'3 and I only get like 45 loaded with 2 pple 1/2 tank and tackle.... guess I better look I to that....something seems off, Yeah, Well My 198- Something John Boat Will Do 2-3 Mph (Just My Best Guess) With Another Person, Tackle And Paddles. 97 18' 9" Ranger 461VS with no jack plate and 175 Mariner Magnum EFI will hit 68 when I'm by myself with about 1/2 fuel load. I am looking at a Triton x18 aluminum boat. Locate Triton boat dealers and find your boat at Boat Trader! Triton 21 TRX. 2021. Equipped with the powerful Mercury OPTIMAX PRO XS 250 and a top speed of 74 - 80 mph. As Long As Were Both Paddling. Boating’s Boats of the Year 2000-2020. The 4.9 HP Triton LI sports a 1.4-gallon fuel tank, an extended body length of 74.4 inches, and a dry weight of 207 lbs. If you're still having problems resetting your password, Mercury - 2.0/ 2.4/ 2.5 Liter High Performance, Mercury - 3 Liter & 3 Liter High Performance, Wanted to Buy - Other Than Fishing Tackle. I can go 32mph in my 17.5 foot bass tracker with a 50hp two stroke mercury. I don't know where it is now, but I hope everyone lived to tell about it. I had a Laser LTV bassboat back in the early 90's with a 200 merc that was faster than my Bullet or the Allison I have now. Will engine get stronger as it runs a few more hours? I have a 1996 19'6" Nitro 896 with a 1997 Mercury 150 EFI. I'm looking at trading my 07 Ranger 519 VX with a 200 HPDI and wanting to know about the ride and speed and the fishability . Unlike these nitro's and legends I will prove it. Some claimed boatspeeds you see on the internet or simply not attainable due to physics. Heard that the 1997 Merc EFI motors were some of the stoutest, maybe that's the deal? Sure was fun! The TR186 is stable boat, top speed w/150 approx 62 with my set up. 61 with 2 people and a load is great for that setup , my sabre with me and no load will hit 66 and 62 with a load. The boat seats will need to be repaired also. Looks like you are about right. HAH! Now, this one-ton pickup comes with a 2.5-liter option and a 3.6-liter V-6 option. Tournament bass boats, fish and ski as well as pontoon boats are built by Triton to exacting standards. Catering to the sport fishing boat market, Triton Boats provides an extensive variety of fiberglass and aluminum hull boats. I'm getting 50-55, My 13 skeeter zx190 with an hpdi 175 full of fuel, tackle and 400lbs. lol. Cheap, light, scary, chine walking piece of junk! Maintain your Triton boat with a cover from BoatCoversDirect.com. I GPS about 58 with a full gas tank, tournament load, and myself. '03 Skeeter TZX-190 w/ VMAX 150. Drop your buddy, water and gas and you might get 65 out of here. I am going in the morning to order one from my locale dealer . 2012 Triton TR18 2012 Triton TR18, 150 Hp Mercury 4 Stroke with warranty till 2015, Motor Guide 24 volt trolling motor, 2 bank battery charger, Lowrance Mark X5 graph, stainless steel prop, triton trailer. With the Margay and Sabre being mid 60s and the Z7 and 118 realistically topping out at about 58 - 60. I have ran a 26 Fury with no speed and a 27 TP at 73.3 gps but it takes a long time to get there." - Large gear storage compartment that extends under front deck to bow. I have a cheewaawaa that can beat up your pit bull! This is a 1700# hull and it runs about the same as most 18 footers with a 150. The Triton 21 TRX Elite (package) is a 21' bass boat designed for the serious fisherman whose mission focuses around competitive tournaments and high-speed performance. And how long does new Optimax inject additional oil? Triton builds seven TrX models from 17’ to 21’ (5.18 m to 6.40 m). 1997 Triton (TN) TR18 This Triton (TN) outboard bass boat has a fiberglass hull, is 17.83 feet long and 91 inches wide at the widest point. Request Price Seller Anglers Outpost 24. Wish the 18.8 was a 20.0 footer on big water. 25 PowerTech 4 blade, 6" jackplate, Lowrance Elite7 Touch, Motorguide X5 73#. 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